15 Striking lighting designs from Euroluce at Milan Design Week 2015

April 19, 2015 by  
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Zsanett Szirmay weaves music into the fabric of traditional textiles

April 19, 2015 by  
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Hungarian design student Zsanett Szirmay has introduced a new way to appreciate eastern European folk embroidery—with your ears. In her installation titled Soundweaving, Szirmay merges the technology of music box punch cards with traditional textiles. She recreates the embroidery patterns as playable punch cards with laser cut holes. The cards are fed through a punch card player to complement the textile on display. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “Music Box” , eastern european embroidery , eco textiles , folk embroidery , folk textiles , music box punch card , soundweaving , Zsanett Szirmay

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A Whole Lot of Sustainable Spruce Clads This Striking Museum Addition in Finland

October 29, 2014 by  
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Frank Gehry’s Striking Biomuseo Nears Completion in Panama City

February 17, 2014 by  
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These States Are Poorly Prepared for Global Warming – Is Yours on the List?

February 17, 2014 by  
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Every state has a plan for what to do in the event of disaster, specifically, a “State Hazard Mitigation Plan,” but there’s no requirement that these plans take global warming into consideration. As a result, individual states vary wildly from one another in their levels of preparation for storms, flooding, heatwaves and other climate disasters. This map , from Matthew Babcock at Columbia University’s Center for Climate Change Law shows each state’s level of preparation for global warming -related hazards, and, in short, it’s bad news for Delaware, better news for California. Read the rest of These States Are Poorly Prepared for Global Warming – Is Yours on the List? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: (FEMA) , Climate Change , Climate Disaster , Columbia University , disaster mitigation , disaster planning , extreme weather , flooding , global warming , hazard mitigation , hurricanes , Matthew Babcock , natural disaster , State Hazard Mitigation Plan , superstorm        

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Artech’s Striking Geometrical Lanyang Museum Rises from the Shores in Taiwan

August 13, 2013 by  
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10 Stunning Eco Hotels Around the World (Slideshow)

December 16, 2010 by  
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Photo: Hitesh Mehta/Collins Design Whether you’re planning your next splurge of a vacation — or just trying to mentally escape your drab cubicle — the striking architecture and views of these environmentally-friendly hotels will do the trick. In Authentic Ecolodges , author and architect Hitesh Mehta highlights 36 of the most beautiful — and sustainable– hotels around the world, from China and Thailand to Canada and Tazmania, ranging in price from $15 a night to over $500 a night. We’ve highlighted 10 of the most incredible hotels here, with descrip..

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